Paula Piquer Ruz
Senior Solicitor & Abogada
Paula joined Buckles in June 2018 as a Senior Solicitor in our Family department. She is a qualified Spanish Abogada and English Solicitor.
Practicing in the UK since 2009, Paula previously worked for a boutique firm in London specialising in cross-border family law matters. Her considerable experience in handing cases involving international facets is highly valued she assist clients with divorce and separation, pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and disputes, a wide range of financial claims, the full spectrum of private child law matters, including relocation, child abduction, registration and enforcement of foreign orders, and disputes concerning the choice of forum and jurisdiction.
Paula has prepared expert reports and affidavits of law in both English and Spanish for foreign proceedings. She also contributed to the Spanish Chapter of the 2nd and 3rd Edition of the Family multi-jurisdictional guide and the International Relocation of Children Global Guide.
Paula is a member of the Barcelona BAR and its Family and International Law commissions, the Spanish Association of Family Lawyers (AEAFA), and Resolution. She is the Deputy Chair of the British Spanish Law Association (BSLA).
Paula frequently lectures on English and Spanish law and cross border matters at seminars and conferences. She is fluent in English and Spanish and speaks basic French.